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Rain, Rain, Go Away

The wrath of Mother Nature descended upon St. Charles Parish last night as heavy downpours caused widespread street flooding throughout the area.Read More...
May 23, 2008 at 1:21 pm
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Chorus looking for new members

DESTREHAN - The Community Chorus of River Parishes will hold their spring concert on May 23 at the St. Charles Borromeo Church in Destrehan.

The chorus is looking for new members and is open to all who love to sing. At present, the chorus has members from St. James, St. John and St. Charles parishes and continues to grow in number.

The concert is free and open to the public as well and donations are being accepted. For further information on how to join the chorus, call Louise Broach Fischer at 985-785-2819 or Marilyn Richoux at 985-764-2698.
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May 23, 2008 at 12:12 pm
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Sheriff’s camp looking for a few good kids

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office has openings for its Operation First Class Sheriff's Camp for boys ages 12 through 16. The camp, which features activities like archery, rifle range shooting, gun safety, swimming, team building and leadership building, is scheduled for July 6 through July 11.
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May 21, 2008 at 6:31 pm
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Schools honor Week of the Young Child

Banners created by children from the east bank of St. Charles Parish went on display at the New Sarpy, St. Rose and Destrehan libraries in May to celebrate the Week of the Young Child. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 6:29 pm
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Sheriff's Reports

Arrests
•Lawrence Brooks, 29, of 209 Hawthorn Dr. in Luling was arrested on May 13 and charged with aggravated assault.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:36 pm
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Maybe someday we’ll eliminate income taxes

So Gov. Bobby Jindal got some credit - - and some blame - - for supporting and opposing tax cuts in the current legislative session. He at first opposed cutting the Stelly bill income tax increase but then capitulated and supported it when legislators were considering eliminating all state income taxes.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:35 pm
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Parish hopping with activity

By Renee Allemand
I'd like to thank everyone who has contacted my office to offer suggestions for the parish's new Web site. You want the site to be informative and constantly updated during emergencies. Those things are and have been in our plans.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:33 pm
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Activities on tap for youth this summer

Parents need the support of summer camps to keep their children busy all summer, especially if the alternative is to leave them home alone.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:31 pm
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State to offer hurricane items tax-free on May 24-25

Louisiana residents can purchase needed items free of sales tax as they prepare for the 2008 hurricane season. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:30 pm
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Police track, arrest mom and pop burglar in Florida

The long arm of the law finally caught up to Metairie resident and suspected burglar Nicholas P. Banta.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:29 pm
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Men on ATVs lead police on high-speed chase through traffic

Two men traveling on a pair ATVs led sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase through River Road traffic, reaching speeds of 80 mph as they evaded officers.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:28 pm
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Parents cashing in on children’s clothes

If you can barely close the door on your children’s closets because it’s stuffed to the max with clothes they have grown out of, then making a stop at Luling’s Hopscotch Consignment shop could be well worth it.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:27 pm
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Bids too high for DHS improvement project

Destrehan High School may have to scrap plans for a covered basketball court after the lowest bid for the school's athletic facility relocation and improvement project came in at close to 30 percent above budget.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 4:24 pm
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Hahnville High School golf player signs with Nicholls

Congratulations to Hahnville High School senior, Werlien Prosperie, III, who signed a golf scholarship with Nicholls State University.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:42 pm
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Vipers wipe out the competition at Paradis soccer tournament

The Division 1, U-12 St. Charles Parish Vipers recently won the Plantation Cup Soccer Tournament held in Paradis. Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:41 pm
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Local boys compete in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo

Two local boys competed in the 6th Annual St. Matthew Fishing Rodeo May 16-17.Read More...
May 21, 2008 at 1:39 pm
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Hale Boggs is a ‘test bridge’ for surfacing
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Resurfacing the Hale Boggs Memorial Bridge deck isn’t just a $24.5 million upgrade, it’s the result of a 15 year experiment that determined a concrete overlay would provide much longer surface life than asphalt.